Krysta Jones

Krysta Jones has committed her life to public service, developing leaders and changing lives. Featured in the May 2014 issue of Ebony Magazine as a "Hero Next Door", she has successfully represented two associations as a registered lobbyist and in 2006, Krysta identified a need and founded Virginia Leadership Institute, Inc., which has trained over 300 Black future political candidates and leaders. While serving in the Peace Corps in Paraguay from 2000-2002, Ms. Jones helped create student governments, and procured funding and provided training for a community radio station. She hosts her own show, "A Seat at the Table" on Arlington Independent Media, and is a columnist for Progressive Voice on